Sales Reports

CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

The Craven Limousin Day produced one of the best sales to date with a100% clearance of Intermediate Bulls ranging in price from 2700gns to 5000gns. Senior bulls reflected the same demand from buyers for strong bulls ready for work with just one failing to find a new home and a price range of 2300gns to 5000gns. With 4 Junior bull classes in the show and a large entry of 26 cattle buyers enjoyed choice and the section returned an 85% clearance rate with prices from 1500gns to 8500gns.

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CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

CRAVEN LIMOUSIN DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018

Gunnerfleet herd grasps centre record 8,500gns top price glory at CCM Skipton pedigree Limousin annual highlight Supreme championship falls to South Lakeland Arradfoot herd The celebrated North Craven Gunnerfleet pedigree Limousin herd of father and son, Jim and Ian Handley, widely recognised as one of the leading herds for the breed in the country, was responsible for the top price 8,500gns (£8,925) performer at Skipton Auction Mart’s premier breed highlight of the year, the annual Spring show and sale of pedigree bulls and females

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NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 8TH MAY 2018

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - TUESDAY 8TH MAY 2018

NORTHERN LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA - Judge – Mr Andrew Ewing. OVERALL SUPREME CHAMPION – Garrowby Estate Lot 10. OVERALL RESERVE CHAMPION – GA Sedgwick Lot 54

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LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 8TH MAY 2018

LIMOUSIN EXTRAVAGANZA PRESS - TUESDAY 8TH MAY 2018

Garrowby siblings shine at Northern Limousin Extravaganza Sedgewick commercial champion overall reserve A brother and sister from Garrowby Farms, which forms part of the Garrowby Estate at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds east of York, secured a pedigree championship double for breeder Clive Rowland at the 2018 Northern Limousin Extravaganza (NLE), the opening day of Skipton Auction Mart’s annual two-day breed showcase.

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CRAVEN NATIVE DAY - WEDNESDAY 2ND MAY 2018

CRAVEN NATIVE DAY - WEDNESDAY 2ND MAY 2018

CRAVEN NATIVE DAY Forward: 88 head of cattle Comprising: 5 Young Feeding Bulls, 72 Bullocks & Heifers, 9 Breeding Cattle & 2 Native Pedigree Cattle. The Special Spring Sale of Native Store Cattle was held at Skipton Mart on Wednesday. The majority of Cattle were either Beef Shorthorn or Angus sired, with the Shorthorn classes sponsored by Morrisons Plc. Taking the prize for the best pair of stores was noted breeder Gerald Turton of Upsall Castle farms late selling for £1035. The majority of cattle were yearlings or younger, 12-13 mo heifers up to £1050 from Nick Carlisle and a pen of 5 Angus Heifers 10mo selling at £810 from Joe Throup. A run of Shorthorn sired Heifers selling from £900 to £980 form Page Farms.

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CRAVEN NATIVE DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 2ND MAY 2018

CRAVEN NATIVE DAY PRESS - WEDNESDAY 2ND MAY 2018

Airedale herd top price at Skipton pedigree native cattle showcase Father and son pedigree Aberdeen-Angus breeders and family butchers, David and Josh Isherwood, secured a championship and reserve championship double with a brace of home-bred 26-month-old bulls at Skipton Auction Mart’s third annual pedigree native cattle show and sale. (Wed, May 2)

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BLUE WEDNESDAY - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

BLUE WEDNESDAY - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

BLUE WEDNESDAY Annual Sale of Pedigree British Blue Cattle.

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PEDIGREE BLUES - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

PEDIGREE BLUES - WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018

Lighting strikes 4,600gns top price for Pendle herd at CCM Skipton Blue Wednesday highlight Littlebank Leo roars to championship success Striking top call of 4,600gns at Skipton Auction Mart’s 2018 pedigree beef season opener – the annual ‘Blue Wednesday’ show and sale– was Pendle Lightning, a two-year-old British Blue bull from Mark and Elaine Hartley’s Pendle herd, based at Pendle Valley Farm, Roughlee. (Wed, April 25)

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CCM BEEF SEASON 2018

CCM BEEF SEASON 2018

CCM Skipton in positive mood for 2018 pedigree beef show season Skipton Auction Mart’s 2018 pedigree beef show and sale season begins next week on Wednesday, April 25, with the traditional pipe-opener, the annual ‘Blue Wednesday’ highlight. The fixture, which holds across-the-board interest for pedigree, commercial, beef and dairy breeders, has attracted a 14-strong turnout of 11 up-and-coming breeding bulls, the majority ready for work, along with a trio of breeding females.

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BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2018

Gunnerfleet Limousin herd shines at Skipton beef breeding cattle showcase Local showmen claimed the principal honours at a special show and sale of pedigree beef breeding cattle at Skipton Auction Mart, staged alongside the annual Craven Champions store cattle with show potential double-header. (Wed, Feb 14)

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PEDIGREE INLAMB SHEEP - SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2017

PEDIGREE INLAMB SHEEP - SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2017

NATSB WINTER SALE OF IN LAMB PEDIGREE TEXELS Forward: 63 head of Pedigree Texel Sponsors – Harrisons Agricultural Supplies

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TEXEL FEMALES PRESS - SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2017

TEXEL FEMALES PRESS - SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2017

Logram ewe secures top price at CCM Winter Texel show The first prize in-lamb aged ewe from Mark and Val Collins, who run the Logram pedigree flock at Low Ground Fold, Howsham, near York, was the top price 700gns performer at Skipton Auction Mart’s 25th annual winter Texel females show and sale, staged on behalf of Northern Area Texel Sheepbreeders. (Sat, Dec 9)

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BELTEX FEMALES PRESS - SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2017

BELTEX FEMALES PRESS - SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2017

Show principals best on price at Skipton Beltex winter highlight Both the champion and the reserve champion went on to head the selling prices, though in reverse order, at The Northern Beltex Society’s sixth annual winter show and sale of pedigree in-lamb ewes at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, Dec 9)

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PEDIGREE SHORTHORN PRESS - WEDNESDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2017

PEDIGREE SHORTHORN PRESS - WEDNESDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2017

Upsall herd dominates Skipton pedigree Beef Shorthorn highlight The Upsall pedigree Beef Shorthorn herd, Britain’s oldest, was the headline performer at the North of England Beef Shorthorn Club’s eighth annual show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Wed, Nov 9) Owned by The Hon Gerald Turton at The Grange, Upsall, near Thirsk, the herd won two of the three heifer show classes, one of which went on to be crowned supreme champion, sold another for the day’s top price of 6,500gns, plus another at 6,000gns – both eclipsing last year’s centre record price of at 5,900gns.

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PEDIGREE SHORTHORN CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2017

PEDIGREE SHORTHORN CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2017

FORWARD: 91 HEAD OF CATTLE 79 Pedigree Beef Shorthorn Cattle 12 Pedigree South Devon Cattle Champion - Hon G Turton Lot 64. Reserve - S Currie Lot 46.

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